Heel and Toe Technique

Heel-toe downshifting requires blipping the throttle pedal while simultaneously pressing the brake and clutch pedals and moving the shifter into a lower gear. Proper...

The Driver and Handling – How to Tell When the Driver Is Causing the...

THE DRIVER Often overlooked as a handling factor, the driver is actually one of the biggest factors affecting handling balance. The driver influences weight transfer...

Shifting Technique

Shifting technique has the potential to move you several spots in qualifying or knock you off the podium. While shaving fractions of a second off...

Weight Watching – Understanding Weight Transfer and Racecar Dynamics

Most of us understand that tires make traction through friction between the rubber molecules at the tire’s contact patch and the road surface. And...

Increasing Cornering Speeds

Q: How do I increase my cornering speeds while not destroying consistency? A: Maximizing cornering speed while maintaining consistency has as much to do with vehicle setup...

Proper Braking

Many drivers have difficulty in the braking zone. A typical driver approaches a red light or stop sign with light initial braking and increasing...

How to Rotate a Car

You hear lot of people saying you have to “rotate” the car in a turn. How exactly do you rotate car? To answer the question,...

Finding Speed – Changing the way you think about reducing lap times

After a qualifying session, you find you are a half second off the pole-winning time in your class. That may mean you are in...

Racing in the Wet Is Not as Scary as You Think, and It’s a...

No matter how long you have been racing, I am most certain you have encountered a weather forecast that looked grim. Don’t debate on...

The Art & Science of Passing – Use a Little of Both Next Time...

The most exciting element of motorsports is passing a competitor, especially for position. It’s even more gratifying if the pass is for the lead....

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